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2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index

Abstract: The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), air pollution (effects on human health), air pollution (ecosystem effects), water resources (ecosystem effects), biodiversity and habitat, forestry, fisheries, agriculture and climate change. These ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 2012.00
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27